Dr. Whitney Wright was born in Mesa, Arizona. He graduated with honors from Brigham Young University and the University of Colorado Dental School. Upon graduating from the University of Colorado Orthodontics residency, he co-founded one of the fastest-growing de novo DSOs in the country. As Founding Orthodontist of Risas Dental and Braces, Dr. Wright created revolutionary systems and protocols to allow each practice to average 60-80 ortho starts a month. He has a long history as a proven Team, Culture and Morale builder through motivational speaking. Dr. Wright also hosted the Risas Radio Spanish Talk radio program syndicated in both the greater Phoenix and Denver areas. He speaks fluent Spanish. His background in improv comedy allows him to speak with ease in front of large audiences. Although no longer working in the clinic, Dr. Wright continues to transform grills; he restores classic vehicles. He loves spending his free time with his three children and lovely wife of 16 years. Dr. Whitney is the Co-Founder of Risas Dental and Braces
This episode hits so many topics: depression, divorce, grief, career change, medications...it is chock-full of goodness! My friend Dan (a different Dan from a few episodes ago) shares his story. I was blown away at how great his insights and advice were. I have never considered what a divorce can do to an adult child.
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Whitney's friend Clark calls into 833-PodTalk to discuss how he got away from toxic work situations. They also talk about Clark's terrible snowboarding accident that took years and 4 surgeries to recover from. This episode has great actionable ways to get healthy and stay healthy.
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In this unique episode, Dr. Wright opens up about how his faith has helped him through difficult times and how his relationship with God allows him to move forward. He doesn't normally discuss these topics but felt he needed to share this message. Please consider subscribing, or connecting with the show via wrighttalks.com, or calling 833-PodTalk.
Dan calls 833-PodTalk to ask whether he is pushing his kids too hard to work. Having grown up on a ranch, Dan understands and values hard work. In fact, he is shamed by his family if he is not working hard enough. Dan expresses concern he may be passing unhealthy habits to the next generation.
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Brian Zaccardi, longtime friend of Dr. Wright, opens up for the first time after the 2yr anniversary of his son’s tragic accident. We discuss the man who saved his boy’s life, and the medical teams that delivered miracle after miracle, and how the family is doing now. Listen to how Brian and his family stay strong in the face of such difficulties and reach out for any encouragement for young Ben. #benstrong
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Brad calls into 833-PodTalk to ask about recently emerging anxiety. Dr. Wright talks about possible causes and solutions to improve his mental health. Hopefully, you find this episode helpful! Call 833-Podtalk or visit wrighttalks.com to participate in the show and chat with Dr. Wright.
Alan is a devoted husband, father, and son. He shares how he copes with his dad’s devastating dementia and losing his business. Luckily, he shares how a strong self-care routine has allowed him to move forward through these difficult times.
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Kristen “Kris” Machain, a highly certified physical fitness instructor, and now a highly certified financial instructor, shares his amazing story. Having a “girl’s name” was an instant bond between Kristen and Whitney in the gym that continues to this day. Battling depression and suicidal thoughts, Kris makes a career change that makes all the difference. Please consider subscribing today to get some more Wright Talk in your life....
Terra Schaad, founder of the equine therapy facility Hunkapi Farms in AZ, opens up about her amazing life journey. This highly educated cowgirl used all of her horse knowledge to create a horse-based refuge for the broken-hearted. Having had her own heartbroken just days before her wedding, Terra ran through the snow-laden hills of Italy to begin her healing process. This wonderful episode had me getting a little “verklempt” as SNL...
Armando Montero, age 19, is saving our teens and schooling our educators! He is a powerful mental health advocate who is currently running for the Tempe Union School Board. As a sophomore at ASU with a heavy course load, Armando burns the midnight oil by also running a campaign based on mental health for AZ teens. This recent High School graduate knows what it is like to be in the trenches and how to help our teens succeed and stay...
Jase Adams has swum in deep waters when it comes to meditation, including week-long silent retreats. He shares how meditation has changed his life, and how it can change yours. After the episode, I have included some delightful guided meditations I think you’ll enjoy. Thanks for getting some Wright Talk in your life.
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Dr. Annie Nguyen, Orthodontist for Risas Dental and Braces, opens up about her devastating experience with Postpartum Depression. This wonderful mother of two had a rough go. Luckily, she is ready to share her story of just how bad it got, and how she bounced back. Annie talks about an intervention, her medication, and how she got a second chance at new motherhood. Listen and enjoy!!
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After many requests, Dr. Wright finally gets interviewed on his own show! Brandan Millan, Whitney’s friend and host of Make the Difference Podcast, leaves no stone unturned. This episode covers Whitney’s formative childhood and teen years where being bullied helped him develop his sense of humor. Student Council played a huge role in Whitney’s success and charisma. He even talks about getting suspended in high school! Serving a mis...
Tyler Andrus talks about using EMDR as a patient AND as a therapist. This is a great episode to get an in-depth look into the therapy modality that helped me get my life back! Visit www.innerpurposecounseling.com to learn more about Tyler Andrus, therapist extraordinaire!
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This is a PHENOMENAL episode! Meredith and Shane discuss all the ways they have helped their teenage son Mason succeed amidst his severe anxiety. We also discuss infertility, adoption, counseling, and the SGB procedure. it is an awesome episode! (We also discuss my use of the word phenomenal 😆)
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Dr. John Robinson returns with his lovely wife Dr. Cristina Bosch. We discuss COVID-19, hormone and endocrine balance, and how to get your body as healthy as possible to fight off any illness that may come your way.
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AZ Senator Sean Bowie has been hard at work for Arizona teens. Suicide rates among AZ teens have risen by 25% over the last three years. Sen. Bowie is on a mission to change that. Visit seanbowieforaz.com to learn more about this mental health political juggernaut.
Dr. John Robinson from the Hormone Zone returns to discuss ways our bodies let us know something is wrong. Just a little tweak to your system can help you feel like you again! SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW
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Introducing Dr. John Robinson of the Hormone Zone in this episode. He played a critical role in helping me recover from adrenal dysfunction and got my hormones back on track. This is the first of many episodes with this endocrine wizard who thinks outside the box.
Spencer Caldwell, author and longtime friend of Dr. Wright, shares his newest book, Mine Are Too. It is a beautiful child’s guide for divorce. Also in the episode are Aaron and Randa Dutcher, a couple who divorced and ultimately got back together. This episode is full of gold! SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW
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We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system. Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away. But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs the question: who - or what - is that system meant to protect? From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is a story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil.
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